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29. Offences

(1) A credit information provider who provides information required by this Act knowing it to be false or misleading commits an offence.

(2) A credit information provider who knowingly uses information to which access has been given under this Act for a purpose other than one permitted by this Act commits an offence.

(3) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable -

(a) on summary conviction, to a class A fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both, or

(b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or both.

(4) Where an offence under this section committed by a body corporate is proved to have been committed with the consent or connivance, or to be attributable to any neglect on the part, of any person who was a director, manager, secretary or other officer of the body corporate or a person who was purporting to act in such a capacity, that person (as well as the body corporate) commits the offence and